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Braemar appoints new staff

October 31 - October 31 - Braemar Adjusting has appointed one director in London, two directors in Houston and an energy adjuster in Singapore.
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Mammoet uses Scheuerle in nacelle move

October 31 - October 31 - Denmark's Mammoet Wind Brande has transported a 275-tonne nacelle on 30 axle lines of the InterCombi platform trailer combination from Scheuerle.
Views: 427
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Success for CLC Projects in KL

October 31 - October 31 - 54 project freight forwarders from 36 countries around the world attended the fourth global conference of CLC Projects Network, held October 24-25 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Six new members for THLG

October 31 - October 31 - The Heavy Lift Group appointed six new members during its 53rd conference, held last weekend in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England.
Views: 1285
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Cracking reactor move for Coordinadora

October 30 - October 30 - Spain headquartered project freight forwarder Coordinadora Internacional has completed the delivery of a 918-tonne cracking reactor from Japan to Turkey.
Views: 650
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Terex trio in bridge lift

October 30 - October 30 - Dutch crane service provider, Wagenborg Nedlift has used two Terex AC 500-1 all terrain cranes and a Terex CC 2500-1 crawler crane to position a pedestrian bridge - De Netkous - in Rotterdam.
Views: 635
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The Friday Flyer - October 25th 2013

October 25 - When is an auction not an auction? When a sole buyer turns up with a chequebook to make the lowest bid possible, especially when that buyer seems to be a group of potential competitors.
Views: 1560
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Terex crane in wind turbine lift

October 25 - October 25 - Franz Bracht Kran-Vermietung has used a new Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane to erect an Enercon E-101 wind turbine at the Scharrel community wind farm in Cloppenburg, Germany.
Views: 530
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GBS helps towards 2018 World Cup

October 25 - October 25 - German company, Global Boat Shipping, has transported five pontoons from Rotterdam to Kaliningrad, Russia, for use in the construction of a new World Cup stadium.
Views: 834
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R Group cements mixer move

October 25 - October 25 - Russian transportation company, R Group, was contracted to move equipment for concrete mixing factory from Germany to Khabarovsk in East Russia.
Views: 622
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Jumbo handles crane quartet (video)

October 25 - October 25 - One of Jumbo's multipurpose vessels, the Daniella, has completed the shipment of four Liebherr cranes.
Views: 752
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Vanguard installs press line

October 24 - October 24 - Vanguard was contracted by MA Automotive to complete two turnkey projects at the manufacturer's plant in Berlin, in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa.
Views: 724
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ABS promotes Riva

October 24 - October 24 - ABS has appointed Joseph Riva to the position of vice president and chief surveyor, effective November 1, 2013.
Views: 603
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Allseas moves cranes across desert

October 24 - October 24 - Allseas Global Logistics has organised the door-to-door shipment of five new internal gantry cranes from Scotland to Saudi Arabia for its client.
Views: 868
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Liebherr boosts BTB's fleet

October 23 - October 23 - Berlin-based crane service provider, BTB Logistik GmbH, has replaced its Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 with a new LTM 1750-9.1.
Views: 793
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A valiant tow for Fairmount

October 23 - October 23 - Fairmount Marine's tug, Fairmount Summit, has towed the semi-submersible drilling rig, Ocean Valiant, over a distance of almost 4,830 km from offshore Cameroon to the port of Las Palmas, Canary Islands.
Views: 835
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Wind farm success for Vanguard

October 23 - October 23 - South African company, Vanguard, has successfully completed the erection of nine 3 MW wind turbines for a wind farm project in the country's Eastern Cape Province.
Views: 667
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FMC calls for global regulatory summit on P3 Alliance

October 23 - October 23 - The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Chairman, Mario Cordero, issued a call to fellow regulators in the European Union and the People's Republic of China, to join with him in a Global Regulatory Summit on the proposed P3 Global Alliance of th
Views: 637
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Horseplay for Tuscor Lloyds

October 22 - October 22 - UK-based freight forwarder, Tuscor Lloyds, has handled the shipment of an oversized horse's head sculpture from Felixstowe, UK to Philadelphia, USA.
Views: 763
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Liebherr's latest crane model assembled

October 22 - October 22 - Liebherr's latest model, the TCC 14000-400 D Litronic combined offshore and mobile harbour crane, has been assembled at the port of Baku in Azerbaijan.
Views: 721
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Charles Gee group in administration

October 22 - October 22 - UK haulage and shipping group Charles Gee has called in restructuring firm FRP Advisory after suffering acute cashflow pressures following years of tough trading.
Views: 788
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Hopes raised for Seine-Scheldt link

October 21 - October 21 - France, the Netherlands and the Belgian regions of Flanders and Wallonia have signed the 'Declaration of Tallinn' in which they promise to undertake "all necessary steps" to bring the planned construction of the high capacity Seine-Nord Europ
Views: 887
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Liebherr lifts pedestrian underpasses

October 21 - October 21 - A Liebherr LR 1750 crawler crane, deployed by Wiesbauer GmbH, has been used in a project to modernise the railway station at Bad Kreuznach, Germany.
Views: 717
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The Friday Flyer - October 18th 2013

October 18 - To misquote US Secretary of State Dean Rusk, lawmakers in Washington were 'eyeball to eyeball, and then the other side just blinked' this week when the US Congress passed a bill to reopen the government and raise the USD16.7 trillion federal debt limit. T
Views: 1443
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Nuclear energy projects power Robert Wynn

October 18 - October 18 - Staffordshire-based shipping company Robert Wynn & Sons Ltd has completed two high profile deliveries to Sellafield, Cumbria and Flamanville, Normandy.
Views: 980
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V. Alexander repeats reactor move

October 18 - October 18 - V. Alexander has moved another reactor from the German inland port of Aken to Antwerp as part of its on-going contract for a Belgium polypropylene plant project.
Views: 454
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GPLN welcomes Prima

October 18 - October 18 - Prima SA Transport and Trading, based in Chiasso in the South of Switzerland, close to the Italian border, has become the latest member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 546
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Dockwise Yacht Transport sold

October 18 - October 18 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has sold Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) to Amsterdam-based Sevenstar Yacht Transport, which is part of the Spliethoff Group.
Views: 816
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Promotions at Hill Dickinson

October 17 - October 17 - Hill Dickinson has announced the promotion of Kamal Mukhi of its commodities team to the position of legal director.
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Terex goes underground

October 17 - October 17 - A total of 18 Terex CTT flat top tower cranes are assisting in the construction of the City Circle Line, the fourth and final phase of the construction project for the Copenhagen Metro in Denmark.
Views: 937
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Kran Wind invests in Nooteboom

October 16 - October 16 - German company, A.M. Kran Wind GmbH has purchased three of Nooteboom's latest three-axle Super Wing Carriers.
Views: 812
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ITI announces 2014 course schedule

October 16 - October 16 - Industrial Training International (ITI) has announced the release of its 2014 training centre catalogue, featuring more course dates than any other calendar year to date.
Views: 511
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Hellmann appoints Quinn

October 16 - October 16 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Anthony Quinn as its new senior vice president, head of global business development.
Views: 699
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HLPFI has moved

October 15 - Effective November 1, 2013 the operational headquarters, mail and visiting address for HeavyliftPFI Ltd changed to the following:
Views: 271
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BKV erects huge wind turbine prototype

October 15 - October 15 - Netherlands-based Barneveldse Krane Verhuur (BKV) has used its new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 all terrain crane to erect a wind turbine prototype at the Ecofys test site in Lelystad, for its client Lagerwey Wind.
Views: 596
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SBM and Blue Water Shipping partner up

October 15 - October 15 - SBM Offshore has chosen Blue Water Shipping as the logistics provider for two FPSO projects, the largest contracts in SBM's history.
Views: 695
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Savannah Giant makes debut

October 14 - October 14 - ZIM's special cargo team has handled the shipment of a 100-tonne and 28 m long yacht from Asia to the Port of Savannah, Georgia, making use of the latter's new barge crane, the Savannah Giant, for the first time.
Views: 730
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HeavyLift@Sea adds to its portfolio

October 14 - October 14 - Hamburg-headquartered HeavyLift@Sea has added a second vessel design to its portfolio, with the development and creation of the MPV 500 concept, based on the HLV 1600 design concept, which was introduced by the team at the start of this year.
Views: 778
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Rickmers-Linie appoints Marmedsa

October 14 - October 14 - Rickmers-Linie, has appointed Marmedsa Noatum Shipping Agency as its sales agent in France.
Views: 769
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First for Frankfurt Hahn thanks to ACS

October 14 - October 14 - A recent charter by Air Charter Service (ACS) resulted in the first landing of a Boeing 747-8 freighter at Hahn Airport, Germany.
Views: 539
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Multitrade ships pipes to Nigeria

October 14 - October 14 - Multitrade Spain has coordinated the shipment of 179 pipes weighing 7 tonnes each, and 30 palettes from Sant Carles de la Rapita to Port Harcourt in Nigeria.
Views: 528
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The Friday Flyer - October 11th 2013

October 11 - October 11 - The news that a team of shipping, offshore and finance professionals based in Norway are to establish a bank especially structured to satisfy the funding needs of owners and operators active in the shipping and offshore industries worldwide c
Views: 1396
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Airbus forecasts global freighter growth

October 11 - October 11 - Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has released its latest Cargo Global Market Forecast, highlighting how it sees the market for freighter aircraft developing over the next 20 years.
Views: 806
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BWS acquires ACi

October 11 - October 11 - Denmark headquartered Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has strengthened its position in the Nordic transport market following its acquisition of Swedish freight forwarder, ACi Transport & Spedition, based in Malm
Views: 798
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Bank on us, say Maritime & Merchant founders

October 11 - October 11 - Bloomberg is reporting that a trio of shipping, offshore and finance professionals based in Norway are planning to set up a new bank to focus on the funding requirements of owners and operators active in the global shipping and offshore indus
Views: 758
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Four more for China Navigation

October 11 - October 11 - Following the successful sea trials of the first 39,000 dwt B.Delta37, Wuchang, the China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo) has confirmed an order for four additional 39,000 dwt B.Delta37 handysize bulkcarriers to be built at Chengxi Shipyard
Views: 568
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Air Partner: freight struggles

October 10 - October 10 - London headquartered air charter broker Air Partner has released its results for the 12 months ending July 31, 2013.
Views: 645
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Dockwise to lift Concordia wreck

October 10 - October 10 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift shipping line Dockwise has been awarded the contract to load and transport the sunken vessel Concordia, offshore Isola del Giglio in Italy.
Views: 1041
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Chapman Freeborn charters Antonov giant

October 10 - October 10 - UK headquartered global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn teamed-up with NATCO Global Transport Solutions and Projects to deliver a 170-tonne consignment from Switzerland to Bahrain, using the giant Antonov AN-225 freighter.
Views: 893
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MACS welcomes latest newbuild

October 10 - October 10 - The maiden voyage of MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping's Golden Karoo marks the end of a new build programme which has seen the shipping line take ownership of four new ships into its fleet of modern multi purpose container ships in recent month
Views: 1157
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Heavy machinery helps Brunswick figures

October 9 - October 9 -Heavy machinery exports from companies like Caterpillar helped Georgia Port Authority's Port of Brunswick to an impressive 47 percent increase in total tonnage for fiscal year 2013 and contributed to a 127,000-tonne increase in breakbulk tonnag
Views: 493
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Van der Vlist moves biomass plant gear

October 9 - October 9 - Van der Vlist recently transported out-of-gauge components for a biomass-fuelled heating plant - nicknamed 'The Purmer' - to Purmerend in North Holland.
Views: 561
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ARC adds Freedom to ro-ro fleet

October 9 - October 9 - American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier LLC (ARC) has enhanced its Atlantic service with addition of the US flag ro-ro vessel Freedom to its fleet, and by adding Galveston, Texas and Veracruz in Mexico to its regular ports of call.
Views: 658
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V. Alexander completes column move

October 9 - October 9 - V. Alexander International Logistics - a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts network (CEE) in Germany - completed the survey and transportation of a 46 m long, 222-tonne column from Germany to Belgium.
Views: 699
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PEMA adds Nooteboom capacity

October 9 - October 9 - Herzberg am Harz, Germany based PEMA Truck & Trailer hire has added several new Nooteboom semi low-loaders to its hire fleet.
Views: 699
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Astral Aviation eyes Europe-Africa market

October 8 - October 8 - Nairobi, Kenya headquartered airline Astral Aviation and UK based airline general sales agent (GSA) ANA Aviation Services have signed a strategic partnership, following the delivery of a B747-400 freighter from ACMI firm Atlas Air.
Views: 745
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Scandinavian Shipping and Neptumar merge

October 8 - October 8 - Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics AB - owned by Sweden's Greencarrier AB - has merged with Neptumar AB, owned and operated by the German transport group Menzell & D
Views: 858
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Arctic Circle attracts key industry figures

October 8 - October 8 - Industry leaders, key government figures and other significant stakeholders will gather to discuss critical Arctic issues such as climate change, economic development and new shipping lanes at the inaugural Arctic Circle assembly, October 12-1
Views: 878
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Fairmount Marine completes Congo project

October 8 - October 8 - Netherlands headquartered Fairmount Marine has mobilised its multipurpose vessel Fairmount Fuji to assist Italian contractor Saipem with operations offshore the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Views: 479
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ABC sees sustained growth

October 8 - October 8 - Russia's AirBridgeCargo Airlines, a part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has transported 223,732 tonnes of cargo in the first eight months of 2013.
Views: 643
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Safmarine MPV eyes growth in USA

October 8 - October 8 - Further to our exclusive report in the September/October edition of HLPFI, it was good to see the recently relocated management team of Safmarine MPV flying the flag at the Breakbulk Americas event in New Orleans.
Views: 1163
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Terex team in stadium build

October 7 - October 7 - A trio of Brazilian crane rental and construction firms are using their combined expertise, along with a fleet of Terex machinery, to build the 45,000 capacity Arena da Amazonia stadium in Manaus.
Views: 944
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Wagenborg completes complex shipment

October 7 - October 7 - Netherlands headquartered Wagenborg Nedlift recently coordinated the delivery of a 295-tonne transformer to the northern port city of Pite
Views: 673
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Subsea 7 in share buyback programme

October 7 - October 7 - Luxembourg registered offshore engineering company Subsea 7 has initiated a share repurchase programme of up to USD200 million.
Views: 322
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The Friday Flyer - October 4th 2013

October 4 - Who is to blame for the US government's partial shutdown and a potentially more damaging clash over the nation's borrowing authority, is best left to the political and economic classes.
Views: 1522
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Hill Dickinson opens HK branch

October 4 - October 4 - Commercial law firm Hill Dickinson LLP has opened a new office in Hong Kong to work in partnership with its established Singapore team.
Views: 438
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HANSA appoints EPS in Scandinavia

October 4 - October 4 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Denmark based Energy Project Shipping ApS (EPS) its exclusive agent in Scandinavia.
Views: 1107
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Volga stars in satellite project

October 3 - October 3 - Three satellites were carried on board three Volga-Dnepr Airlines' IL-76TD-90VD freighter flights between Germany and Russia, for aerospace firm Astrium GmbH.
Views: 355
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Combi Lift wins Bokrum tender

October 3 - October 3 - Denmark headquartered heavy lift and project shipping line Combi Lift has won the tender for the ocean transportation of transition pieces and monopoles for the Dong Energy Borkum Riffgrund 1 wind farm project.
Views: 796
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Everything is possible says Antwerp

October 3 - October 3 - Belgium's port of Antwerp has launched a new international branding campaign: Everything is possible in the port of Antwerp.
Views: 439
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Sims joins Schenker Limited

October 3 - October 3 - Schenker Limited has appointed Michael Sims its new ocean freight director, effective October 1, 2013.
Views: 797
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Grieg Star gets Good in UK

October 3 - October 3 - John Good Shipping has been appointed UK agent for Grieg Star, owner and operator of one of the world's largest open hatch fleets.
Views: 747
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Toasty work for ABL

October 3 - October 3 - Belgium-based ABL Forwarding has delivered a 109-tonne desolventiser-toaster from
Views: 849
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Vasco becomes Kaleido

October 3 - October 3 - Spain-headquartered Vasco Gallega Group (VGG) has rebranded itself Kaleido, Ideas and Logistics, in response to the changes the company has experienced in recent years, it says.
Views: 546
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Volga-Dnepr flies oil gear

October 2 - October 2 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' latest project saw it transport more than 90 tonnes of oilfield equipment from Calgary in Canada to the Russian city of Surgut, using one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 581
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Van der Vlist completes Komatsu delivery

October 2 - October 2 - Netherlands based heavy transportation specialist Van der Vlist has completed the assembly of a huge Komatsu truck at its headquartered in Groot-Ammer, before safely delivering the 80-tonne machine to Germany.
Views: 392
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AV Cargo leases two MD-11 BCFs

October 2 - October 2 - Aircraft manufacturer Boeing's leasing unit, Boeing Capital Corporation, has completed the transition of two MD-11 Boeing converted freighters (BCF) on multi-year lease agreements to UK headquartered airline AV Cargo.
Views: 460
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Conquest MB1 heads to London

October 1 - October 1 - Conquest Offshore BV's crane barge Conquest MB1 is heading for London Gateway on the north bank of the river Thames, UK.
Views: 622

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